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Novoselytsya, a village founded in 1600, is located in the Vynohradiv district of the Zakarpattia region. It is famous for its wooden church, Church of the Dormition, built in 1669.

The uniqueness of the church is that it is the smallest wooden Gothic church in Transcarpathia. Its proportions are considered ideal. The church is made of oak without a single nail.

Church of the Dormition, Novoselytsya, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful Gothic church

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Apr/16

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Explore the ruins of Nevytsky Castle

Nevytsky Castle can be found near the village of Kamyanytsya in the Zakarpattia region, about 12 kilometers northeast of Uzhgorod, the capital city of the region.

The castle was built on a hill above the Uzh River in the 13th century, on the site of an earlier wooden fortifications. In 1241, it was destroyed during the Mongol invasion, but, in the second half of the 13th century, it was restored.

The ruins of Nevytsky Castle, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine, photo 1

very picturesque castle

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Church of St. Nicholas in Sokyrnytsya, a village in the Khust district of the Zakarpattia region, is one of the oldest wooden churches of Transcarpathia, a nice example of wooden Gothic.

The church was originally built in the village of Shashvar (present Trosnik in the Vynohradiv district) in 1709. In 1770, the rebuilt church was moved to Sokyrnytsya. Near the church you can see a tall bell tower of the same year of construction.

St. Nicholas Church, Sokyrnytsya, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine, photo 1

amazing church

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Apr/16

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One fine day in the Ukrainian Carpathians

This beautiful video was filmed on Pip Ivan Mountain (2,020 meters) – one of the highest peaks of Chornohora mountain range of the Ukrainian Carpathians, located in the south-eastern end of the mountain range, on the border of the Ivano-Frankivsk region and Zakarpattia region regions.

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Schonborn Palace, the former residence and hunting lodge of the Counts Schonborn and the sanatorium “Carpathians” (since 1946), is located near the city of Mukacheve in the Zakarpattia region.

The palace was built by the Count Erwin Friedrich Schonborn-Bukhgeim in neo-romantic style, combining Romanesque and Gothic motifs, in 1890-1895.

Counts Schonborn Palace, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful palace

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The main sight of Danylovo village, located on the territory of Khust district of the Zakarpattia region, is an unusual wooden church of St. Nicholas built in 1779.

Danylovo Gothic church is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful churches in Transcarpathia. Today, after the restoration made in 1968, it is one of the finest examples of Carpathian wooden churches of the 18th century. Danylovo village on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Gothic wooden church in Danilovo, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine, photo 1

unique wooden church

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Mar/16

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Snowy winter on Mount Pip Ivan

Chernohora is the highest ridge in the Ukrainian Carpathians and Chernaya Gora, also known as Pip Ivan, is one of the highest of its vertices (2,020 meters).

The mountain is located in the south-eastern end of the mountain range, on the border of Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia regions. Mount Pip Ivan on Google Maps. Photos by: Alexander Kotenko.

Snowy winter, Mount Pip Ivan, the Carpathians, Ukraine, photo 1

the main sight of the mountain

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The Ukrainian Carpathians are part of the Carpathian mountain system located in the west of Ukraine, mainly in the Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Zakarpattia, and Chernivtsi regions.

As spring is just around the corner, let’s take a look at the Ukrainian Carpathians in April, when all the snow melted and the hillsides are covered with the first greenery. Photos by: Maxim Weise.

Sunny April day in the Ukrainian Carpathians, photo 1

sunny spring day in the mountains

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Feb/16

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The mountain ranges of Gorgany in winter

Gorgany is a system of mountain ranges extending up to 75 km in the outer band of the Ukrainian Carpathians, in the Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia regions. The width from east to west is about 40 km.

The name comes from the name of rock slides called “gorgan”. The highest peak is Mount Syvulia (1836 m). This area is very popular among tourists, here you can find the most wild routes in the Carpathians.

The mountain ranges of Gorgany in winter, Carpathians, Ukraine, photo 1

snowy winter in the mountains

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In the Carpathians the haymaking period usually begins in June and ends in September. At this time of the year, almost every picture taken here has amazing color transitions – from bright green to burning-orange.

It’s like a carpet of different shades which covers the slopes of the Carpathians. And of course Carpathian haystacks add a special charm. Photos by: Sergiy Kotko.

Yellow-green world of the Carpathians during haymaking, Ukraine, photo 1

amazing colors

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